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Cheshire-based mobile app SurveyMy gets £2m

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A £12m series B, a £57.5m fund for Northern SMEs, a hoverbike and more in The Week in Tech

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Software testing leader TestPlant appoints Dr. John Bates as CEO
CreditLadder appoints Proptech Expert Sheraz Dar as new CEO
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Renault buys failed taxi comparison app Karhoo
posted on January 13, 2017

Taxi comparison startup Karhoo has been acquired by French car manufacturer Renault after it folded last year.

New York

London cybersecurity firm Panaseer announces US expansion
posted on January 11, 2017

Cybersecurity software firm Panaseer is expanding to the US and will be opening an office in New York.


Skills test: The state of the London FinTech sector
posted on August 29, 2016

David Bloxham, Managing Director at GCS, looks at the state of FinTech in London.


Songkick lands $15m from Access Industries
posted on August 26, 2016

Songkick, an artist-ticket and concert discovery platform, has landed $15m from existing investor Access Industries.

London Stock Exchange

London tech startup LoopUp floats on AIM, brings valuation to £40.8m
posted on August 24, 2016

LoopUp, a London-based SaaS conference solution for remote meetings, has floated on AIM bringing its valuation to £40.8m.


Edinburgh-based ad analytics firm TVSquared gets $3m
posted on August 8, 2016

TV ad analytics platform TVSquared has landed $3m in funding from existing and new investors, including West Coast Capital.

The Week in Tech

ARM Holdings acquisition, MarketInvoice funding, Swiftmoji and more in your Week in Tech
posted on July 22, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we have investments, acquisitions, emojis and something to keep you cool during the next heatwave.


PwC report reveals London’s ‘strong’ tech IPO position
posted on June 2, 2016

London has started to challenge the US exchanges following some major tech IPOs in 2015. ‘Executing a successful IPO: Markets for technology‘, a report by PwC found that last year was a particularly strong one for the UK, which saw two of the five $1bn+ tech IPOs, including that of Worldpay. Additionally, the report says…


London&Partners global survey reveals UK as world’s No 1 tech hub
posted on March 10, 2016

The UK is Europe’s most desirable tech hub for global workers in the sector, according to a recent survey. Commissioned by London Partners, the poll, which surveyed over 800 professionals, found that tech workers would prefer to relocate to London as opposed to any other rival tech hubs such as Berlin or Paris. The survey…

Old Street Shoreditch Grind

Tech City is Five: Q&A with Mayor’s key advisor Joe Mitten
posted on November 5, 2015

‘Tech City’ was first hailed by David Cameron in a speech on 4 November 2010, five years ago this week, as an attempt “to rival Silicon Valley”, so Tech City News has caught up with Joe Mitten, the Mayor of London’s senior advisor on business and enterprise, to reflect on the success of London’s tech expansion. What has…

Canary Wharf Fintech

Santander launches distributed ledger challenge
posted on November 5, 2015

London-based Santander InnoVentures has launched a $15,000 challenge to find the best startups using distributed ledger technologies like blockchain in financial services. The VC arm of Santander has partnered with Onevest, operators of  the online entrepreneur community CoFoundersLab and the 1000 Angels investor network, to find fintech startups working to improve banking operations and processes. These could…

Rich Pleeth Sup

Give your mates a nudge with Sup – Startup of the Week
posted on October 7, 2015

Welcome to the fourth episode of the Elevator Pitch series 5! Every week we publish a 30-second pitch from our Elevator Pitch winners. These startups, chosen by a panel of expert judges for their potential to change the world, join an alumni group that includes the likes of YPlan, Hassle, and Glow, and have to-date raised more than $86m. In this series we…

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Cheshire-based mobile app SurveyMy gets £2m
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A £12m series B, a £57.5m fund for Northern SMEs, a hoverbike and more in The Week in Tech
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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
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Hostmaker raises £5m Series A from French VC firm Ventech
posted on February 23, 2017


EXCLUSIVE: AR startup Zappar lands $3.75m Series A
posted on February 23, 2017